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Kara Walker

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Still running: Kara Walker’s fountain will go back on show at Tate Modern post-lockdown

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Kara Walker

Kara Walker’s celebrated Tate fountain—closed to the public early due to coronavirus—will be destroyed

The artist had previously said that she hoped “some aspect of it would have another life”

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Exhibitions

The Empire strikes back? Kara Walker's fountain makes a splash at Tate

US artist takes on British Empire’s legacy and the Transatlantic salve trade in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

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Exhibitions

Seven must-see shows during Frieze week

From Kara Walker's monumental Tate fountain to an immersive installation of animal sounds

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In the frame

In homage: Kara Walker’s silhouette of Toni Morrison for The New Yorker

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Auctions

Fresh talent breathes life into slim £45m postwar and contemporary evening sale at Christie’s London

Records set for Tschabalala Self and Kara Walker as a new wave of works by contemporary artists come to auction

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Kara Walker

Southern discomfort: Kara Walker to take over Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall this autumn

The Tate had previously purchased a large linoleum silhouette work by Walker in 1998

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Exhibitions

North Carolina to stage first show on American South

'Southern Accent' combines art and music to showcase the impact of the American South on US culture

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Women Artists

Images of female sexuality abound at Frieze New York as artists find new ways to challenge perceptions

Women doing it for (and to) themselves